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App State’s Dr. Maryam Ahmed wins 2023 UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award
Apr 27, 2023

Congratulations to Dr. William Gummerson and Dr. Matthew Thomas-Reid, both associate professors in the Department of Leadership and Educational S...

App State Chief Diversity Officer, Jamie Parson, left in background, and App State alumnus Hudson Miller ’21, right in background, read “First Rain” to students at the App State Academy at Elkin in December 2022. The reading was a celebration of Jewish heritage. Miller was the former president of App State’s Jewish fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi. Photo submitted

App State Office of Diversity brings monthly read-alouds to lab schools
Feb 23, 2023

This academic year, App State’s Office of Diversity has begun monthly read-alouds with mini-Mountaineers at the university’s two la...

Counselor of the Year Meredith Draughn

App State alum Meredith Lindsey Draughn ’15 is 2023 National School Counselor of the Year
Feb 7, 2023

Appalachian State University alumna Meredith Lindsey Draughn ’15 is the 2023 National School Counselor of the Year — giving her the opportunity to...

App State Online bachelor’s, master’s programs named among 2023’s ‘Best Online Programs’
Jan 31, 2023

 This year, Appalachian State University ranks among the top 24% of U.S. colleges and universities for best online bachelor’s programs, accordi...

RRI Seed Grant recipients share research outcomes
Jan 18, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — In Fall 2021, Appalachian State University's Department of Rural Resilience and Innovation (RRI), the newest department in t...

Commencement grad caps

App State confers approximately 1,500 degrees at Fall 2022 Commencement
Jan 3, 2023

Appalachian State University recognized nearly 1,500 graduates during its Fall Commencement ceremonies held Dec. 16 at the Holmes Convocation Center.A...

Diversity Scholars

10 first-year App State students awarded Diversity Scholars Program Scholarship for 2022–23
Nov 9, 2022

Ten first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded scholarships through App State’s Diversity Scholars Program for ...

Chancellors Scholars

11 first-year App State students earn Chancellor’s Scholarship for 2022–23
Nov 9, 2022

 Eleven first-year students have joined the Appalachian State University Community as Chancellor’s Scholars for the 2022–23 academic year. Th...


Grant to facilitate collaboration between Cherokee and Māori communities
Nov 9, 2022

A grant secured by Appalachian State University will facilitate visits by Cherokee high school students and community leaders to New Zealand in spring...

2 App State faculty recognized for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity
Oct 31, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. David Koppenhaver, professor in the Department of Reading Education and Special Education, on receiving the Chancello...